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President Samuelson, Sharon Samuelson to address BYU devotional Jan. 8

Brigham Young University President Cecil O. Samuelson and his wife, Sharon, will welcome students back to campus during the first devotional of winter semester on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The BYU networks and byubroadcasting.org will air the live broadcast of the devotional. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

President Samuelson has served as BYU’s 12th president since 2003. He is a member of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has served in many church positions, including president of the Utah North Area and the Europe North Area.

Professionally, President Samuelson was the senior vice president of Intermountain Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Utah. Along with many scholastic honors, he is the author or co-author of 48 original publications.

Sharon Giauque Samuelson graduated from the University of Utah with honors in history. During the early years of their marriage, she received her teaching certification and taught school. She has held leadership positions in all of the auxiliary organizations of the Church while being active in the community and working as a full-time homemaker and mother.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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Photo by Paul Rusesabagina

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